WILLIS CREEK RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

WILLIS CREEK RAWS-CUSTER CO
38.00N 105.05W ELEV. 9400 FT
734 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE                SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      42          23          39          29          38
TEMP                27 40 40 28 25 23 23 23 28 37 38 33 32 30 30 29 31 38 35 26
DEWPT               12 17 16 16 14 15 16 15 17 18 18 18 19 20 20 21 22 24 21 19
MIN/MAX RH                   35          74          42          74          54
RH                  53 39 37 60 62 71 74 71 63 46 44 53 58 66 66 72 69 57 56 74
WIND DIR             W SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N
WIND SPD             8  3  3  3  6  9 10 13 12 11 13 14 16 14 16 14 14 16 24 10
WIND GUST                                                                 35
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          50
SNOWSHWRS                                            IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
15K WIND DIR         W  W NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD        18 21 18 24 24 25 21 21 26 32 36 62 54 65 49 67
MIX HGT             <1  5  6 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
T WIND DIR           W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD           8 16 13  8 14 18 18 13 18 19 27 36 33 34 37 34
SMOKE DISP          PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            14    30      17    42      23    38      14    28
TEMP          18   15 28 24 22   22 40 32 27   26 37 27 22   14 20 12
DEWPT          9    3  8  8  2    5 12 13  7   10 15 15 13    9  7  5
PWIND DIR          NW    NW      NW     W       W     W       W     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           40    10       0     5       5    20      10    10
SNOW                                               S  S  S    S  S  S
SNOWSHWRS     SC   SC IS

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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